conversion of portable dishwasher to built-in

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Old 01-16-17, 01:04 PM
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conversion of portable dishwasher to built-in

I have a maytag portable dishwasher that I want to use as an under-the- counter unit. The websites that I have viewed suggests that the drain hose and the water inlet hose need to be replaced by permanent lines. I can buy these online, but it will be expensive (CAD$115). I was hoping to get some advice on this, as to why the old hoses can not be used with some adjustments but need to be replaced. Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 01-16-17, 04:42 PM
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Several years ago my sister had a portable DW and wanted to do what you are. We found it was cheaper almost to replace it than convert. Plus you have the befit of new DW.
 
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Old 01-16-17, 07:00 PM
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Agreed. Conversion is not worth it. You can save the portable unit as a spare or use in the basement.
 
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